South Georgia

  • First Iceberg of the Trip
    First Iceberg of the Trip
    Scotia Sea, Falkland Islands to South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0002
    Larry Jackson
  • Second Iceberg of the Trip
    Second Iceberg of the Trip
    Scotia Sea, Falkland Islands to South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0008
    Larry Jackson
  • Third Iceberg of the Trip
    Third Iceberg of the Trip
    Scotia Sea, Falkland Islands to South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0014
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal
    Antarctic Fur Seal
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0016
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seals
    Antarctic Fur Seals
    Arctocephalus gazella - four juveniles & an adult.
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0018
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, male
    Antarctic Fur Seal, male
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0001
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, male
    Antarctic Fur Seal, male
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0003
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, juveniles
    Antarctic Fur Seal, juveniles
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0007
    Larry Jackson
  • Northern Giant Petrels
    Northern Giant Petrels
    Macronectes halli - one of the two species of Giant Petrels in the islands.
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0009
    Larry Jackson
  • Southern Giant Petrel
    Southern Giant Petrel
    Macronectes giganteus
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0011
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, female
    Antarctic Fur Seal, female
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0019
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seals
    Antarctic Fur Seals
    Arctocephalus gazella - male with harem & juveniles.
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0021
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, juveniles
    Antarctic Fur Seal, juveniles
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0023
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seals
    Antarctic Fur Seals
    Arctocephalus gazella - female & juveniles.
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0025
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, juvenile
    Antarctic Fur Seal, juvenile
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0028
    Larry Jackson
  • King Penguins
    King Penguins
    Aptenodytes patagonicus
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0039
    Larry Jackson
  • King Penguins
    King Penguins
    Aptenodytes patagonicus - unlucky individual that will probably not survive.
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0058
    Larry Jackson
  • King Penguins & Polar Star
    King Penguins & Polar Star
    Aptenodytes patagonicus
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0060
    Larry Jackson
  • King Penguin
    King Penguin
    Aptenodytes patagonicus
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0062
    Larry Jackson
  • King Penguins
    King Penguins
    Aptenodytes patagonicus - many of the penguins were molting.
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0022
    Larry Jackson
  • King Penguins
    King Penguins
    Aptenodytes patagonicus - several in significant molt.
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0064
    Larry Jackson
  • Brown Skua, scavenging
    Brown Skua, scavenging
    Stercorarius antarcticus lonnbergi
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0066
    Larry Jackson
  • King Penguin
    King Penguin
    Aptenodytes patagonicus
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0093
    Larry Jackson
  • King Penguins
    King Penguins
    Aptenodytes patagonicus - revealing the long neck.
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0107
    Larry Jackson
  • Chinstrap Penguin
    Chinstrap Penguin
    Pygoscelis antarctica - there is usually another species mixed in with the big gatherings.
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0116
    Larry Jackson
  • Southern Elephant Seal, juvenile
    Southern Elephant Seal, juvenile
    Mirounga leonina
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0120
    Larry Jackson
  • Southern Elephant Seal, juveniles
    Southern Elephant Seal, juveniles
    Mirounga leonina
    Right Whale Bay, South Georgia, January 5, 2009
    2009-01-05#0123
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, males
    Antarctic Fur Seal, males
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0003
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, juveniles
    Antarctic Fur Seal, juveniles
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0006
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seals
    Antarctic Fur Seals
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0004
    Larry Jackson
  • Southern Elephant Seal, juveniles
    Southern Elephant Seal, juveniles
    Mirounga leonina
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0012
    Larry Jackson
  • Light-mantled Sooty Albatross
    Light-mantled Sooty Albatross
    Phobetria palpebrata
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0024
    Larry Jackson
  • Waterfall
    Waterfall
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0005
    Larry Jackson
  • Reasearch Vessel 'Seal'
    Reasearch Vessel 'Seal'
    Durham, New Hampshire is the home port.
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0031
    Larry Jackson
  • Polar Star
    Polar Star
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0007
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, male
    Antarctic Fur Seal, male
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0042
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, leucistic male
    Antarctic Fur Seal, leucistic male
    Arctocephalus gazella - lacking black pigment, but not an albino.
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0048
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, leucistic male
    Antarctic Fur Seal, leucistic male
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0049
    Larry Jackson
  • Reindeer
    Reindeer
    Rangifer tarandus - introduced to supply meat to the whaling stations.
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0056
    Larry Jackson
  • Reindeer
    Reindeer
    Rangifer tarandus - completely removed to restore natural environment.
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0077
    Larry Jackson
  • King Penguin, juvenile
    King Penguin, juvenile
    Aptenodytes patagonicus - losing juvenile plumage.
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0074
    Larry Jackson
  • King Penguin
    King Penguin
    Aptenodytes patagonicus
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0092
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, leucistic male
    Antarctic Fur Seal, leucistic male
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0098
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, leucistic
    Antarctic Fur Seal, leucistic
    Arctocephalus gazella
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0103
    Larry Jackson
  • Antarctic Fur Seal, juveniles
    Antarctic Fur Seal, juveniles
    Arctocephalus gazella - leucistic & normal.
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0110
    Larry Jackson
  • Zodiacs
    Zodiacs
    Polar Star, Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0119
    Larry Jackson
  • Shackleton Walk
    Shackleton Walk
    Shackleton's small skiff landed in this bay requiring them to walk across the snow-covered mountains to Stromness.
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0127
    Larry Jackson
  • Konig Glacier
    Konig Glacier
    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0128
    Larry Jackson
  • Leith
    Leith
    Seen at distance as we cruised to Stromness.
    Stromness Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0013
    Larry Jackson
  • Leith
    Leith
    Because of asbestos & other dangers, visiting the whaling station is prohibited.
    Stromness Bay, South Georgia, January 6, 2009
    2009-01-06#0137
    Larry Jackson